Public Employment Law Update

  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • Asheville, NC

This course provides an in-depth analysis of current issues in public employment law and an overview of the previous year's developments. The Public Employment Law Update is open to employees of North Carolina state and local governments and affiliated organizations who have responsibilities for human resource functions, and to attorneys in private practice who represent public sector clients in employment matters. This program assumes that participants have a good working knowledge of the principles of public employment law. It is not an introduction to public employment law. 

2018 Topics-

Tully v. City of Wilmington and Other Hot Topic Cases

Sexual Harassment Investigations in a #MeToo World 

Pregnancy: Reconciling Title VII, the FMLA and the ADA

Pay Equity: Legal and Organizational Reasons Why It’s Important

Recent Developments in OSHA Law

Lessons Learned from the Hacking of Local Gov’t Email and Computer Systems


Additional information





  • Chapel Hill, NC
    May 10
    UNC Friday Center
    100 Friday Center Drive
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
  • Asheville, NC
    May 10
    WCU at Biltmore Park Town Square
    28 Schenck Pkwy #100
    Asheville, NC 28803
PELU 2018 Agenda (pdf, 590 KB)
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar, Registration and Client Services Group
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Lisa Sheffield

Program Manager, Leadership Group
Albert and Gladys Hall Coates Distinguished Term Professor of Public Law and Government